A Jet2 flight, on its way from Ibiza, made an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport, England, on the night of September 3.
According to the airline, emergency landing was made after a “minor electrical fault” was discovered in the plane.
The Boeing 737 landed safely and everyone aboard remained unharmed.
A Jet2 spokesperson later said, “Following a safe arrival at East Midlands Airport of flight LS644 we decided to disembark passengers as quickly as possible as a precautionary safety measure because a minor electrical problem led to some smoke in the cabin….All passengers were looked after by our airport team and a full investigation is now under way. The safety of our passengers is of paramount importance.”
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has launched an investigation following the incident. “The AAIB has deployed a team to investigate a serious incident to a commercial airliner that occurred at East Midlands Airport on the evening of Wednesday September 3,” AAIB statement said.